Viking Ocean Cruises Christens New Ship, Announces First World Cruise

A year after its debut with the Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises continues its aggressive expansion with the introduction of a second ship and the unveiling of details for the company’s first world cruise.   Viking Sea Named in London with Norwegian Flair The River Thames in Greenwich was the scene of maritime and Norwegian tradition … Continue reading

Burj Al Arab Reveals Upcoming Private Deck Extension

Dubai’s Burj Al Arab has revealed details of an expansive outdoor private deck to be added this summer to its existing facilities line-up. The North Deck is currently being shipped from Europe to the Middle East where it is due to arrive in mid-February, following its construction in Finland by marine construction experts Admares.   Scheduled to open … Continue reading

Finnair Prepares To Welcome A350

Finnair has kickstarted preparations to welcome the new Airbus A350 to its long-haul fleet by announcing destinations that will see service by the advanced jet. The Helsinki-based carrier is slated to become the first European airline operating the type later this year and will roster it on selected European routes before intercontinental flights from October. … Continue reading

ms Koningsdam Inaugural Season Itineraries Revealed

Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will make her debut in summer 2016 sailing from Amsterdam, paying homage to the line’s Dutch heritage. The 99,500-GRT vessel will sail a series of northern Europe and Baltic cruises during her inaugural season, joining 6 other sister ships cruising the continent’s waters.   Following a series of … Continue reading

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces Plans For Second And Third Ships

Viking Ocean Cruises, one of the cruise industry’s most highly-anticipated new cruise line, has announced plans for its second and third ships. Designed and built to the same specifications as the 930-guest Viking Star (currently under construction in Italy), the new Viking Sky and Viking Sea, will join the cruise line’s fleet in 2016 as … Continue reading